Tag Archives: medicaid

Class warfare

Republicans put their heads together and decided the biggest problem facing America is … … Drumroll please … Rich people don’t have enough money!: The [the House Republican budget] plan would condemn millions to the ranks of the uninsured, raise health costs for seniors and renege on the obligation to keep poor children fed. It […]

Unemployed? Get a job!

Have you been unemployed since the crash of 2008? Are you on Medicaid or Medicare? If so, your situation is gonna get a lot worse: Democratic leaders in the Senate have apparently failed to win enough support to overcome a Republican filibuster of a bill to help the poor, the old and the jobless, despite […]

10 reasons to support health care reform

The national “debate” on health care has unfortunately focused on outright falsehoods (death panels) and the public plan alternative to private insurance companies. But there is a lot more to reform that will help Americans when they have to go to the doctor or buy drugs. Here is a list from FamiliesUSA of some ways […]

We can't afford not to reform health care

I know, I know, I wrote about health care less than a week ago but everyone just has to read this post from Ezra Klein. Here are the juicy bits (including charts!) for you lazy folk: If you’re worried about the federal debt — particularly the long-term federal debt — there is literally no way […]